BRIDGEMEDICA HIRES CURTIS AS
VICE PRESIDENT OF REGULATORY AFFAIRS & QUALITY ASSURANCE

Expanding Company Capabilities Beyond Development and Manufacturing Compliments
Bridgemedica’s Offering To Medical Device OEM’s

Walpole, MA—August 30, 2010

Bridgemedica, LLC (www.bridgemedica.com), a company providing high value innovative concept-to-market services in design, development engineering, sourcing, assembly and distribution of innovative new medical devices, announced today that it has created the position of Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance and has hired Joe Curtis a seasoned medical device veteran to fill that role. 

The creation of this position strengthens Bridgemedica’s commitment and focus on providing products and services of the highest quality to our clients while ensuring regulatory and quality compliance to the appropriate standards. In this role Mr. Curtis will work closely with both the client and Bridgemedica engineering and manufacturing resources developing a robust and compliant quality/regulatory strategy supporting the development, submission and launch of the client’s medical device. Mr. Curtis’ ongoing involvement throughout the development and commercialization process will provide real time assessment and early identification of potential problem areas allowing for course corrections minimizing project delay and cost. Prior to joining Bridgemedica, Curtis has accumulated 25 years in the medical device industry with the last seven (7) years spent operating his own regulatory consulting business. Mr. Curtis’ services included quality/regulatory strategy development, regulatory filings (510k’s, IDE’s Technical Files and Dossiers) and quality system design and implementation. Previous experience also included senior positions with CardioFocus, Boston Scientific, St Jude Medical, CR Bard and Meadox Medical. Curtis also spent 9 years in Interventional Radiology at Benedictine Hospital. Mr. Curtis received his degree from Quinnipiac College, is a Board Certified Radiologic Technologist and is RAC accredited.

“The addition of this position aligns with the company’s strategy of being a single source contract development engineering and manufacturing outsourcing partner, while continuing to build on our existing infrastructure,” commented Robert E. Pelletier, President of Bridgemedica.

Bridgemedica, located in a 20,000 square foot facility in Walpole Massachusetts is a team of medical device professionals with the capabilities to bring expertise to the entire development process. Whether working with customers to commercialize new technologies or improve existing devices, Bridgemedica innovates new solutions that allow for improved care and better economics for both OEMs and patients. The company’s core competencies include fully integrated services in design, development engineering as well as sourcing, U.S. assembly, packaging and distribution. 

The Bridgemedica facility is capable of assembly and packaging of electro/mechanical capital medical devices as well as assembly and packaging of sterile and non-sterile medical disposables. 

Experience is our trademark. Expertise is our forte.

Bridgemedica…We get you there.

Bridgemedica provides high value innovative concept-to-supply services in design, development engineering, sourcing, assembly, packaging services and distribution specializing in capital and disposable medical devices and instruments. Bridgemedica partners with its customers helping them bridge the milestones of the medical device development process eliminating hand-offs, accelerating a product’s time to market and yielding earlier revenue realization. In addition, the company offers design control, compliance related documentation tracking, and global sourcing of components and subassemblies. Bridgemedica is located in Walpole, Massachusetts.


For more information visit www.bridgemedica.com or call 508.406.2100

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